Under fire for not acting more forcefully against ISIS, President Obama hopes to persuade more nations to join the fight.
Millions hoping for sunny end to summer were facing Labor Day disappointment as forecasters predicted bad weather for the Midwest and the East Coast.
The comedy legend and 'Fashion Police' co-host remained in a New York hospital after she stpped breathing during a procedure on her vocal cords.
Beer tents at the world-famous Munich Oktoberfest may face a pretzel shortage this year after local bakers threatened to go on strike.
Today's familiar 40-hour workweek took a culmination of events, including deadly accidents and sit-in strikes, to become standard practice in the U.S.
It’s a video you just have to see: elephants play polo.
A man around age 20 was later arrested on suspicion of being her recruiter and of buying her an airline ticket to Turkey.
America’s racial divide not only remains but has deepened in some ways over the last six years, despite hopes President Obama’s election would usher in a “post-racial” America.
Conditions for tornadoes diminished, but strong thunderstorms were expected through the middle of the country and into the Northeast.
Jim Maceda reports on Russian incursion into Ukraine.
A growing number of state and local governments are acting on their own to raise the minimum wage as efforts stall on Capitol Hill.
Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday.
A group of brawny pro-wrestlers took their antics to Pyongyang this weekend in an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy.
Thirty years after it opened it theaters, NBC News academically examines the merits of the classic.
Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen liberated the town of Amirli Sunday following a two-month siege by ISIS militants, officials told NBC News.
America’s national parks draw hundreds of millions of visitors each year but occasionally serve as a reminder that Mother Nature is unforgiving.
A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea has forced some planes to alter their flight paths - a reminder of Iceland's 2010 volcanic eruption, which caused major travel disruptions.
Take a look at the year's brightest supermoon, a spacewalker's-eye view of the world and other outer-space highlights from August 2014.
The senator tells Andrea Mitchell on NBC's "Meet the Press" that Obama was "too cautious" when he said the U.S. has no strategy against ISIS.
All of the Filipino peacekeepers safely escaped after being surrounded by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Philippine military said Sunday.